The Division of Behavioral Health (DBH) at IHS is pleased to announce the launch of its new forensic healthcare Web site.
Pregnancy and Intimate Partner Violence
October 9, 2014 to Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 4:30pm ET
Estimated time to complete: 1.50 hours
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a public health problem throughout the world, generally affecting 4-8% of pregnant women in the U. S., with much higher rates found in some...
This webinar will review the current empirical evidence on the prevalence and health effects of IPV among childbearing women and will assist practitioners to more effectively intervene with patients who are experiencing IPV. The presenter has nearly 30 years of experience in the violence against women arena and over 20 years experience working as a primary health care provider for pregnant women. Along with the research and knowledge of others, she will share some of her own experiences addressing IPV as a health care provider and as a researcher.
Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants are invited to attend this online sexual assault examiner (SAE) training. Participants will learn the elements of conducting comprehensive adult/adolescent medical forensic examinations in cases involving sexual assault. This 40 hour online course will cover topics including:
- Trauma Informed Care
- Dynamics of Adult/Adolescent Sexual Assault
- The Medical Forensic Evaluation
- Medical Management
- Program/Operational Issues
- Patient-Centered Coordinated Team Approach
- The Justice System and Testimony
- Vicarious Trauma and Self Care
Registration is free to properly licensed health care providers from IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian health care facilities. Health care providers from referral facilities that serve American Indian or Alaska Native victims of sexual assault are also eligible to attend at no cost. The course will be accessible through the tribal forensic healthcare learning management system. Materials will be downloadable from within the course. Participants must have regular access to the internet with a connection faster than analog/dial-up. The course must be completed by January 9, 2015. No exceptions or extensions will be granted.
This is a 40-hour self-paced course. Students may complete the work at any time of the day or night that is convenient to them.
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Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants are invited to attend this five-day, classroom-based sexual assault examiner (SAE) training. Participants will learn the elements of conducting comprehensive adult/adolescent medical forensic examinations in cases involving sexual assault. This 40 hour classroom-based course will cover topics including:
The health impacts of intimate partner violence (IPV) are well documented in the scientific literature. There are a wide variety of comorbid health complaints described, ranging from chronic pain complaints to gynecological disorders to cardiac disease. Because of this, clinicians must approach the care of IPV patients as more than just the documentation of an acute episode of violence. All healthcare providers, regardless of specialty, need to understand how experiencing violence, including IPV, impact both the short- and long-term health of patients.
November 6, 2014 - November 7, 2014
Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants who have already completed a 40-hour SANE training are invited to attend this three-day, classroom-based domestic violence examiner (DVE) training. Participants will learn the essential skills and knowledge to appropriately care for adult and adolescent patients who have expierienced intimate partner violence. Topics to be covered include:
The Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training project is excited to announce the upcoming schedule of Sexual Assault Examiner Classroom Trainings and Clinical Skills Trainings. These multi-day trainings run from September 2013 - February 2014, and are open to registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants. Scholarships are available! Click to read more.
Federally or tribally operated health care facilities are eligible to receive forensic equipment consisting of a high quality digital camera, laptop installed with Second Opinion software, tripod, camera lenses, and other accessories arranged neatly in a durable storage case.
For recorded sessions on how to install your forensic equipment and basic tips for using the digital camera and colposcope, visit Second Opinion’s File Sharing Portal at: https://files.secondopinion.net/fs/v.aspx?v=8b6f62889c666eb96f97